Saigyō Hōshi (西行 法師)願わくは 花のしたにて 春死なむ そのきさらぎの望月の頃

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願わくは
花のしたにて
春死なむ
そのきさらぎの望月の頃

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Cherry blossoms at Yoshinoyama

Cherry Blossom Yoshino, Nara



Saigyō Hōshi (西行 法師, 1118 – March 23, 1190) was a famous Japanese poet of the late Heian and early Kamakura period.

 

Would that I could die Under the cherry blossoms In spring in the February At the time of the full moon!

 

Cherry Blossom Yoshino, Nara

 

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Yoshino Cherries blooming along the southwest shore of the Tidal Basin during the 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C

Cherry Blossoms at Yoshino (Yoshino), from the series Snow, Moon, and Flowers (Setsugekka)


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